This Week In Games: Watch Dogs London Edition

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This Week In Games: Watch Dogs London Edition
Image: Watch Dogs Legion

It’s time to hack the UK.

Watch Dogs: Legion marks the start of the next-gen/holiday madness, although this week only the current-gen and PC versions are shipping. Still, it will be the first in a series of some very long weeks for all involved. Please send caffeine or No-Doz.

Beyond Watch Dogs, we’re getting the cyberpunk parkour dodger Ghostrunner this week. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the demo, as did Leah, so I’m keen to see what the full game has in store. It’ll have some ray-tracing as well, which should lead to lots of very pretty reflections and bullet-bending effects.

An enhanced version of Pikmin 3 hits the Switch this week, and there’s more cyberpunk offerings with the Lovecraftian-inspired Transient. The latter looks like a great post-Halloween spooky adventure, too.

Here’s the leaderboard for the week:

Image: Transient
  • Transient | PC, PS4, Xbox 
  • Watch Dogs Legion | PC, PS4, Xbox
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope | PC, PS4, Xbox
  • Pikmin 3 Deluxe | Switch
  • Ghostrunner | PC, Xbox, PS4, Switch
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII | PC
  • Teardown | PC
  • DUSK | Switch
  • Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues | Xbox, Switch, PS4, PC
  • Legends of Ethernal | Switch
  • Clea | Switch
  • AXES | Xbox
  • CASE 2: Animatronics Survival | Xbox
  • Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 4 | PS4
  • Carto | PS4
  • Oddworld Abe’s Oddysee – New ‘n’ Tasty | Switch
  • Under | PC
  • Hammerting | PC
  • Pacer | PC
  • Oceanhorn 2 | Switch
  • Sonic Forces / Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz HD Double Pack | Switch
  • Sonic Mania / Team Sonic Racing Double Pack | Switch
  • Star99 | Switch
  • Esports Life Tycoon | Switch

Not a bad mix there. Let’s start off with the trailers by seeing what happens when Cobra Kai gets turned into a video game.

Plenty to carry on with, then. Little Hope looks like it could be fun for those who want another Until Dawn-esque group experience, or those doing Halloween a bit late. Ghostrunner I’m super keen on, and there’s a good amount of buzz for Watch Dogs: Legion floating around too. I probably won’t get any time with it though because [REDACTED], but, hey, there’s always the Christmas holidays.

See anything you like this week?

Comments

  • I didn’t release it (Legion) was out this week, that means plenty of time to see if it’s worth grabbing on the PS5, awesome!!

  • Watch Dogs has me quite excited. I loved the first 2 of the series and loving the idea of recruiting randoms of the street. Also can’t wait to see what improvements the PS5 version brings…I mean the [REDACTED] version.

  • Considering that Little Hope is releasing the day before Halloween, that would be the opposite of ‘being a bit late’?

    In any case, going to pick it up, and rope my sister and her partner into a Man of Medan / Little Hope duology with each of us choosing a different character to play as, for a bit of couch co-op. See how many characters survive to the end!

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